Diabetes diet is also known as medical nutrition therapy which translates the nutritious food into reasonable amount also helps you to stick at the regular meal. A diabetes diet plan is enriched with nutrients but having low calories and fats, which also enlightens the importance of vegetables, fruits and whole grains. In other words it is best eating plan for the diabetes patients. The plan helps to control the sugar level as well as the cholesterol level and also assist you in managing the weight. When diabetic people take an excess amount of fats and calories then the glucose in blood rise very badly which cause serious problems such as damage in kidney, heart and nerve. A well diet plan helps in keeping your health goals, your lifestyle and your taste.
“Diet Plan for Diabetic Patients Chart“
Diabetic patients control their calories by taking the following nutritious food:
- Healthy Carbohydrates
It is suggested to take healthy carbohydrates such as vegetables, fruits, whole grain, low-fat dairy products and pulses. As in the digestion process starch and sugar goes into the blood glucose so take carbohydrate products.
- Fiber-Rich Food
Take enriched fiber food as fiber helps to lessen the heart disease risk also assist in controlling the sugar level. Vegetables, nuts, fruits, legumes, wheat bran and whole-wheat flour contain rich amount of fibers.
- Heart-Healthy Fish
Dietician suggested that fish is very healthy diet. So take fish twice in a week.
- ‘Good’ Fats
Take meal that contain polyunsaturated and monosatruated fats such as Almonds, Olives, Canola, Peanuts oil and walnuts. These fats help to control the cholesterol level so take them sparingly.
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A daily diet plan should be according to your physical activities and according to your size means according to the age and height. This sample menu helps the patients to take1200-1600 calories per day.
- In breakfast, take whole-wheat waffles or pancakes, 3-4 barries or one fruit piece and 5-6 ounces vanilla yogurt.
- In lunch take veggie pita along with cheese, medium size apple and 2 tbs of butterof almond.
- For dinner, half cup carrots, Beef stroganoff, half tomato, little bell pepper, olive oil 2tbs and one and half teaspoon of red wine vinegar.
- For snacks, two sugar free cupcakes topped with cheese or take one orange.
This is quite balance diet plan chart for diabetic patients in order to control diabetes in English, these are not to type in Urdu but they are easy to understand in English as well.